How to Install Office Web Apps as PWA on Windows 11/10
In today’s article, we are going to show you how you can install Office Web Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) on Windows 11/100 like Progressive Web Apps for a more traditional experience. PWAss are just a combination of a traditional browser and mobile app experience. PWAs are web applications, created with the purpose of helping users to use them on devices like laptops, desktops, smartphones, phablets, tablets, etc. This is the main reason why a number of companies are also migrating their website to PWAs. . This means that PWAs would look like a website to anyone using it on a laptop, while to a mobile phone user it would feel, feel and experience like an app.
We have already seen how to install Outlook on the web as a PWA – now let’s see how to do it.
Install Office Web Apps on Windows 11/10
For a more classic experience, you can use Microsoft Edge (Chromium) – which is also required to install Office Web Apps on Windows 10 as a PWA. So, before you start, see below how to install the Chromium version of Edge.
To install the Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook web applications, follow these steps:
- Light up the new Edge Navigator
- Navigate to the Desktop web app you want to install – Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.
- Click it Ellipse (Settings and more) in the top right.
- To select apps menu.
- Click it Install this site as an application option.
- Click it To install button.
Repeat the steps to install any other Office web application. After installation, apps will be available from the Start menu and you can pin them to the taskbar.
Uninstall Office Web Apps
Due to their nature, Progressive Web Apps behave like traditional desktop apps – the uninstallation process is basically the same as uninstalling any other app on Windows 11/10.
That’s it, friends!